Warm Audio WA-2MPX
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Dual-channel tube mic preamp
The WA-2MPX is an authentic reproduction of the most revered microphone tube preamp that pioneered the birth of rock ?n? roll & radio-ready hits. During the golden-era of tape recording, this style of vintage tube preamp became the signature sound in the signal chain of hit recordings including Elvis Presley, Les Paul, and Bing Crosby - and is a sound that is still pursued by today?s biggest artists.
With premium components, true-to-original circuit design, and tape saturation control, the WA-2MPX authentically reproduces all the analog tone of the original to bring vintage warmth & color to your sound.
Authentic Reproduction Of The Most Revered Tape-Era Tube Mic Preamp: The WA-2MPX is based on the 351-style tube preamplifier found in American tape machines that pioneered the birth of rock ?n? roll & radio-ready hits.Power & Versatility For A Wider Range Of Analog Tone: Delivering an impressive 300v of raw power & 90dB of tube gain, WA-2MPX achieves clean gain & powerful volume, that pushes the tubes to saturate just like the most timeless analog gear.Premium Components & Handwired Construction For An Authentic Vintage Experience: Hand-assembled with three premium tubes per channel paired with custom-wound true-to-spec USA CineMag transformers, the WA-2MPX authentically reproduces all the analog tone of the original.Selectable, All-Analog Tape Saturation: WA-2MPX uses discrete analog components that provide compression, saturation, and non-linear frequency response for authentic tape-era reel-to-reel sound at 15IPS.Hi-Pass (80Hz) & Low-Pass (2kHz) Filters to Refine Tone: The 2kHz low-pass filter allows you to further shape and focus your tone, dialing in ultimate midrange warmth & punch. The 80Hz hi-pass filter helps remove unwanted bass noise from unruly sources.Hand-Inspected & Tested at Warm Audio HQ in Austin, Texas: Carefully inspected at Warm Audio Headquarters in Austin, Texas by trained engineers & musicians with a passion for helping you sound your best.
Authentic Reproduction Of The Most Revered Tape-Era Tube PreampFully Discrete, Hand-Built Construction With 3 Tubes Per Channel For Ultimate Analog ToneSelectable Tape Saturation Adds Harmonic Distortion & Natural Compression90dB Of Analog Tube Gain Per ChannelCustom-Wound, Large-Core CineMag USA TransformersMic Input: 600? Transformer (6000? Rated)Mic Input With ?Tone? Engaged: 150? Transformer (1500? Rated)Premium (2X) 12AX7 & (1X) 12AU7 Vacuum Tubes600? Output AttenuatorEngage High Gain Control For An Added 20db (From 70db To 90db) Of Clean Gain For Low-Output Mics And Low-Volume Sources48v Phantom Power & Polarity SwitchClassic Warm Audio Tone Control That Alters The Input Transformer Impedance Adding Extra Analog Color80Hz High-Pass Filter To Control Unruly Bass Frequencies2kHz Low-Pass Filter To Focus Preamp Power & Warmth On Mids For Added PunchInputs: XLR Mic, TS Instrument & TRS Line.Outputs: XLR / TRS Line LevelVU Meter Level IndicationFrequency Response: 20Hz-20kHzAluminum Faceplate, Steel Chassis, & Vintage Bakelite-Style KnobsInternal IEC 115v/230v Power Inlet
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